The Goldbergs is based on Adam F. Goldberg's childhood, but how much of Season 1's wacky adventures really happened? A lot. "In a lot of ways, I have to pull back because some of the stories are so crazy," he tells TVGuide.com. "Even with the [home] videos at the end of the episodes, people still don't believe me." We caught up with Goldberg to get the true story behind on some of this season's most memorable story lines (ironically, the Goonies worshipper never did his own treasure hunt as a kid, but he "really hope[s]"Goonies 2 happens), what you can expect on Tuesday's finale and what he hopes to do in Season 2.
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Unfortunately for Adam (Sean Giambrone) on The Goldbergs, it'll be a few decades before he can experience that perk. On Tuesday's episode (9/8c, ABC), Adam and Murray (Jeff Garlin) cannot ...
Writer-producer Adam F. Goldberg has tried for years to turn his vivid memories of growing up with his loud, crazy family into a sitcom. With ABC's freshman comedy The Goldbergs (Tuesdays, 9/8c, ABC), he finally gets his chance. Set in the 1980s, The Goldbergs stars Sean Giambrone as 11-year-old Adam, with Curb Your Enthusiasm's Jeff Garlin and Bridemaids' Wendi McLendon-Covey playing his TV parents, Murray and Beverly...
Why aren't you watching The Goldbergs?
The '80s-set ABC family comedy, based on creator Adam F. Goldberg's childhood and his childhood home videos — which are shown at the end of episodes — doesn't have the star power of some of the new fall series or a glossy name and built-in selling point like its lead-in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but it's one of the better freshmen series of the new season. And you are definitely missing out on some big laughs and rad '80s fashions if you're not tuning in.
Here are four reasons why you should be watching The Goldbergs.
Are ABC's new Tuesday-night comedies here to stay?
The network has ordered three more scripts of freshman series The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife, Deadline reports.
The '80s-set comedy The Goldbergs, starring Jeff Garlin and Wendi McLendon-Covey, grabbed...